where doctors pulled out 200 splinters and the more severe wound in front, where her skull was pushed back inside her head. a bone from her hip was used to patch it up. the slet t chunk of pole didn't make it through to her brain. >> i feel great. >> reporter: she believes she's been given a second chance at life. >> i have this opportunity to live my life. i do plan to live it every single day. f . >> reporter: for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, washington. >> you look at it, look at it, look at it, don't know how it's possible. >> you're like, uh huh, nope, nothing's living out of that. we're going to show you the dust storms. wait, before we go to the video. i had this all planned out. no, no, see, okay, well, all right. no, no, it's too late now.